Calls continue to resolve lease dispute

OPPOSITION to the eviction of Launching Way from the Patterson River boat ramp has been voiced on the floor of state parliament. Trevor and Lynette Hogan, owners of Launching Way, have been told to v...

Developments face further scrutiny

KINGSTON Council has identified 14 development applications made in the last 15 years involving parties named in the IBAC investigation which toppled Casey Council. An investigation undertaken by the...

Casey Council sacked

AFTER months of turmoil following an investigation into alleged corruption, Casey Council has been sacked. All councillors were dismissed last week by the state government. The dismissal came after a...

Councillors clash over monitor findings

DISCUSSION about a report which evaluated the behaviour and governance of Frankston Council ended with a heated argument and a councillor storming out of a meeting last week. At Frankston Council’s 1...

Carrum Downs shooting investigated

AN investigation is underway after a gun was fired in a Carrum Downs street last week. Police have been told that a man walking along Cadles Road was approached by a person with a gun, who then fired...

Community rallies at boat ramp

A CROWD of hundreds turned up to a rally on Sunday, 16 February to support keeping Launching Way as operators at the Patterson River boat ramp. Trevor and Lynette Hogan of Launching Way have manned t...

Ambassador arrests spike

POLICE have made 20 arrests at the notorious Ambassador Hotel since December last year. Police operation “Diplomat” has been running at the hotel for just over two months. In the week ending 9 Februa...

Audit into Green Wedge action delay

THE process undertaken to act on changes to Frankston’s Green Wedge management plan has been referred to an audit for review. On 14 October last year, Frankston councillors voted to reject a proposal...